ARTH 682 (01) - The High Renaissance

The High Renaissance

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Art History
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   16  
CRN: 15518
Examines the trajectory from Leonardo to the deaths of Michelangelo and Titian: painting, sculpture, architecture, and works on paper.
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Equivalent(s): ARTS 682
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Patricia Emison

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 MW 5:10pm - 6:30pm PCAC A204
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ARTH 682 High Renaissance  MW 5-6:30

Although the idea of a masterpiece is medieval, the concept is often most readily associated with work made during the brief period in Italian art history during which Leonardo, Raphael, and Michelangelo were all active.  What is it about the art of this period that made it so pivotal, so rich a resource for centuries afterwards?  And what about the later sixteenth century?  What did the generations that followed immediately after the High Renaissance think art should be?